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GERMANY: Daimler Northeast Asia Q1 sales surge 75%

By just-auto.com editorial team | 12 April 2011

Daimler's first quarter vehicle sales in Northeast Asia rose 75% year on year to 52,380 units, the company has said.

Mercedes-Benz said earlier the brand's sales in China and Hong Kong alone rose 78% to 43,990.

Daimler Northeast Asia chairman told a news conference he expected a large increase in sales this year in China but didn't elaborate, Dow Jones reported.